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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 16:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi folks,
Just wanted to ask you all out there to please have those in the gulf coast area of the states in your thoughts and prayers.
I live in southwest louisiana, which was spared the wrath of the storm, but we have many many refugees who have no way to get home, or any means to get word of their loved ones.
So, from one cajun Queen fan, to you all, please keep us in your thoughts, hearts, and prayers.
Thank you


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 16:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well i live in Puerto Rico and happens the same thing every year. The hurricane season in my country begins in july 1st thru nov 30th.

I hope this hurricane doesn't cause any harm to you and where you live.




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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 16:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have been following the coverage of the devistation and Ive never seen anything like it.It will take years to rebuild. I feel so bad for so many people that have no where to go.I see that the govt is sending ships with supplies and help.


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 16:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BricePerrin wrote:

Hi folks,
Just wanted to ask you all out there to please have those in the gulf coast area of the states in your thoughts and prayers.
I live in southwest louisiana, which was spared the wrath of the storm, but we have many many refugees who have no way to get home, or any means to get word of their loved ones.
So, from one cajun Queen fan, to you all, please keep us in your thoughts, hearts, and prayers.
Thank you


My sympathies go out to everybody in that part of the states and to anybody who has lost relatives.

One thing I don't understand though is why so many people decided not to seek shelter in one of the shelters provided ? ie Superdome


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 17:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Alot of people did not leave because of complancy.(imho) We are used to hurricane's in this part of the states...leaving alot of folks, who have lived through hurricane's before to think they will be alright. The last major storm to hit that area was Camille back in 1969.


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 17:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

yes, hope things improve ...and quickly

on an observational note...(the Queen of England has said how shocked she is)

1. she should get out more
2. i bet you are all feeling so comforted by her words

why are the British Royal family allowed to speak in public...they're all a bunch of inbred-idiots


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 18:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The mayor just announced that things are far worse than originally reported. Alot of the levy's broke, and even all of the 20,000 some evacuated people in the Superdome are TRAPPED by flood waters, so now they have to be evacuated again.

The mayor says thousands are feared dead and that ALL of New Orleans will have to be evacuated as it's entirely under water now. Even the Pentagon is sending troops down there.

I have not seen a Hurricane here in the States this catastrophic since Andrew in 1992. My Mom was still living in Florida at the time and the Natl. Guard forcibly evacuated her for over a week.

...Bryans Permed Poodle, I can tell you this. When I was finally able to reach my Mom by phone in 1992, over a week later (all phones were down along with electric, water and martial law), she was hysterical, NOT because they evacuated her, but..because she did NOT want to be evacuated as she had a 15 year old cat she adored at the time, and when the Natl Guard forcibly evacuates you, they will NOT allow you to take your pets.

She was so terrified her cat would die (thank God the flood and wind did not damage her home and the cat was ok though hungry and dehydrated).

But alot of people do NOT want to leave their homes, or pets, etc., even though they themselves might die..they are willing to take that chance. They FORCED my Mom to evacuate...and that is why alot of people CHOSE to stay in New Orleans.


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 18:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You are right Arlene. Alot of folks do not want to leave. Last year, my best friend's brother stayed in Pensocola, Florida during one of the 4 storms that hit that state. He and his girlfriend did not want to leave their home in which they had spend so much time and money, and had so many memories attached.
There are also alot of people, especially in New Orleans, that are just too poor to have a way to get out. Alot of those folks are in the Superdome...but will soon be taken to the Astrodome in Houston, Texas.
I just heard a report that flooding of New Orleans has eased, since the level of the Lake has equaled the water level in the city. But it is expected to rise again at high tide, which is to come around 8 or 9 tonight.
I'm 32, and have NEVER seen anything like this. But, I will say this. We here in Louisiana, and all along the gulf coast are resiliant people, and we will re-build!! Looking forward to strolling around the "big easy" and partying on Bourbon street as soon as we get back on our feet!!!



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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 18:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BricePerrin wrote:

You are right Arlene. Alot of folks do not want to leave. Last year, my best friend's brother stayed in Pensocola, Florida during one of the 4 storms that hit that state. He and his girlfriend did not want to leave their home in which they had spend so much time and money, and had so many memories attached.
There are also alot of people, especially in New Orleans, that are just too poor to have a way to get out. Alot of those folks are in the Superdome...but will soon be taken to the Astrodome in Houston, Texas.
I just heard a report that flooding of New Orleans has eased, since the level of the Lake has equaled the water level in the city. But it is expected to rise again at high tide, which is to come around 8 or 9 tonight.
I'm 32, and have NEVER seen anything like this. But, I will say this. We here in Louisiana, and all along the gulf coast are resiliant people, and we will re-build!! Looking forward to strolling around the "big easy" and partying on Bourbon street as soon as we get back on our feet!!!


I know people from Louisiana, and anyone who eats Crawfish, lives (I know a musician whose house literally is over a swamp with alligators), with gators, lives the cajun lifestyle and parties like it's 1999 all the time down on Bourbon Street, will be JUST FINE! Take Care!!!!!!!!

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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 18:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This is indeed a very terrible tragedy.
I made a contribution to the Red Cross today.
I urge any Queen fans who may be able to,to contribute towards relief effort for these people.


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 18:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ya'll make me smile!!!


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 19:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Ya'll make me smile!!!


Well have a tequila (don't eat the worm!), some fried catfish and crawfish, put your feet up, and listen to some bayou blues music or zydeco music!
:)


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 19:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

As a Southern boy from North Carolina (the 'REAL Carolina'), my sympathies go out to you. It seems we get hit hard almost every year, and sometimes a couple times a year on the Outer Banks. My sympathies and prayers go out to everyone down there. I hope you all get back on your feet again.

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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 20:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Arlene wrote:
Well have a tequila (don't eat the worm!), some fried catfish and crawfish, put your feet up, and listen to some bayou blues music or zydeco music!
:)


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Posted: 31 Aug 05, 20:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

BricePerrin wrote:

Arlene wrote:
Well have a tequila (don't eat the worm!), some fried catfish and crawfish, put your feet up, and listen to some bayou blues music or zydeco music!
:)


My Cher, dat sounds goot, yeah?
(non cajun translation): My dear, that sounds like the right idea!



Well my prayers and best wishes to you and everyone down there. If the tide doesn't crest too high between 8 and 9pm tonight, hopefully, then maybe the flood waters will finally start to recede.

All best and TAKE CARE, My cher! :)


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Posted: 01 Sep 05, 05:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sorry to hear the bad new
Sad day for all this to happen
My heart goes out to you all in U S A and speedy recovery and 10,000 armies are out there to help you all to restore Usa

thinking of you all and get things back to normal




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Posted: 01 Sep 05, 12:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i dont think the superdome was a terrible idea, but sticking all of those people into one building? couldnt they do anything better then that? i also heard the toilets stopped working for a while. was this true?

god, i wouldnt be able to bear leaving my pets alone while i seek shelter. theyre way to important to me. they would have to pry me off of them with a crowbar, strap me down, and drag me to the nearest shelter. keep in mind that they would have to deal with my kicking and screaming. 0_0....horrible...

my thoughts and prayers are always with the victims and their families and friends through devastating times. im donating anything as soon as possible. *hugs*


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Posted: 01 Sep 05, 12:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The superdome's basic needs...i.e.; power, water, restrooms, air-conditioning, etc. stopped working during the storm. The folks in there have had very little since early monday morning. I heard this morning that the evacuation efforts from the dome to Houston had been suspended due to someone firing at a military helicopter. Folks are storming the busses brought in to carry the refugee's out. They still aren't done getting the most frail out of there. New Orleans is decending fast into TOTAL anarchy.


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Posted: 01 Sep 05, 12:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

oh god...shouldnt they practice for things like this? and even if they do, theyre obviously doing SOMETHING wrong. if only it was more organized...


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Posted: 01 Sep 05, 13:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, alot went wrong with this...but alot went right, and is going right...including the OVERWHELMING generosity of folks all across the world.

on another note...Just saw a report that a number of famous, legendary musicians are missing...including Fats Domino and Irma Thomas.




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